Entries by Jeff Robb

National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month Each November communities across the country observe National Diabetes Month to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Living with diabetes can be challenging to manage every day. You are the most important member of your diabetes care team, but you don’t have to manage […]

Pumpkin Fest

TRICOUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT & TEEN OUTREACH PROGRAM Presents: Pumpkin Fest Halloween games, fish pond, face painting, pumpkin carving FREE to the public. Friday October 27th From 2:00-5:00 At TriCounty Health Department 409 S. 200 E. Roosevelt Made possible by a donation from Andeavor Logistics

Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence, affects 1 in 3 Utah women during their lifetimes. It is a major public health problem that does not discriminate and can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender. Domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BREAST SELF-AWARENESS MESSAGES Except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the U.S., but it can be successfully treated. Male breast cancer is a rare cancer that forms in the breast tissue of men. Though breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a woman’s disease, male breast cancer […]

Family Meals

Make having meals together as a family a priority “The best strategy for improving a child’s diet is simply putting food on the table and sitting down together to eat.” ~New York Times Family meals have a positive impact on the health and well-being of families and individuals. Today’s families have limited time to eat […]

Family Preparedness

When it comes to emergencies we all need to get out of the mindset of “if” an emergency will happen  to a mindset of “when” an emergency will happen. Where will you and your family be when disaster strikes?   Emergencies and disasters strike quickly and without warning and can force you to evacuate your […]

Environmental Crimes Task Force

We have started an Environmental Crimes Task Force that meets monthly to discuss environmental issues in the Uintah Basin. We have active participation from local law enforcement, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Environmental Quality, and Uintah County Attorneys office. We wouldn’t be where we are without the support of Jon Stearmer and Melissa Olsen from […]